Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child, please speak with a member of the safeguarding team. If you are unable to do so face to face, you are able to email on [email protected]
This inbox is only monitored by members of the safeguarding team and is checked regularly.

Safeguarding Our Children

Every Child Matters

All children have the right to:

  • Stay Safe
  • Be Healthy
  • Enjoy and Achieve
  • Achieve Economic Well-being
  • Make a positive Contribution

St John Vianney School is committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all our children in school. We believe that pupils have a right to learn in a supportive,caring and safe environment which includes the right to protection from all types of abuse; where staff are vigilant for signs of any pupil in distress and are confident about applying the/our safeguarding processes to avert and alleviate any such problems. Safeguarding is about ensuring that everyone is safe from harm, safe from bullying,safe from people who could abuse, safe from discrimination and that we all feel safe in our environment.


Website Link for St Helens Safeguarding Children Partnership Board (SCPB)

The link for direct access to the website is below. The website contains all information that parents/carers and pupils will need on the issue of safeguarding, with a designated page for each target audience.

St John Vianney Primary School Safeguarding Policy September 2021

SJV Safeguarding Policy Sept 2021

DFE Prevent Duty
HM.GOV - Keeping Children Safe in Education
HM.GOV Information Sharing
St. John Vianney Catholic Primary School, Elton Head Road, Sutton Heath, St. Helens, WA9 5BT